Belles-lettres

Definition of Belles-lettres

Belles-let´tres
n. pl.1.Polite or elegant literature; the humanities; - used somewhat vaguely for literary works in which imagination and taste are predominant.

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French literature, Renaissance literature, ancient literature, classics, contemporary literature, erotic literature, erotica, folk literature, humane letters, kitsch, letters, literature, medieval literature, national literature, obscene literature, polite literature, pop literature, popular literature, pornographic literature, pornography, pseudonymous literature, republic of letters, scatological literature, serious literature, travel literature, underground literature, wisdom literature
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